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Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

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Global Vice-Chair and ASEAN CEO: Philip Jeyaretnam, SC
Number of partners: 89
Number of lawyers: 200
Languages: English, Japanese, Malay, Mandarin and various Chinese dialects, Tamil

Firm Overview:
Trusted since 1861, Dentons Rodyk is one of Singapore’s largest and oldest law firms with around 200 lawyers representing a diverse clientele across a broad spectrum of industries and offering a full suite of legal services necessary to do business locally and globally. Dentons Rodyk is a member of global law firm Dentons and has 9,000 lawyers serving 73 countries globally.

Main Areas of Practice:

Experienced in arbitral proceedings including ICC, SIAC, CIETAC, HKIAC, ICSID, AAA, LCIA, LMAA, SCC, UNCITRAL and WIPO.

Banking & Finance:
From regulatory and compliance advisory services to complex structured finance.

Capital Markets:
Domestic and cross-border IPOs, secondary offerings (placements, rights issues and bonus issues), spin-off transactions and REITs, ICOs, debt capital and structured product offerings.

Competition & Antitrust:
Competition compliance programmes and innovative solutions to complex regulatory issues.

Full range of legal advice from inception and structuring of projects to contract administration and dispute resolution.

Corporate compliance and governance issues, continuous, up-to-date information on duties and responsibilities of corporate officers.

Employment issues and disputes and organisational restructuring.

Development, acquisition, financing, procurement, construction, fuel supply, operation and maintenance of power projects.

Franchising & Distribution:
Franchising and related distribution models across various industry sectors and representing international franchise systems of all sizes.

Infrastructure & PPP:
Assisting public owners, concessionaires, lenders and contractors with PPP arrangements across a broad range of infrastructure sectors.

Advising insurers, underwriters and professional firms on insurance coverage issues and disputes.

Intellectual Property & Technology:
Legal counsel and advisory services from the registration and management of intellectual property to transactions and contentious actions.

Islamic Finance:
Advising on a wide range of Islamic finance products, dispute resolution and acting for individuals in respect to Islamic wealth management and waqf/trust advisory services.

Life Sciences:
Advising on a product’s life cycle, from regulatory advice, monetisation and commercialisation, to litigious representation.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
High-profile and complex regulatory breaches and private prosecution cases; partnership disputes between local and international firms.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Advising financial vendors and acquirors across a wide spectrum of industries, including financial, healthcare, manufacturing and technology.

Privacy & Cybersecurity:
Designing real-world strategies to unlock the power of data while building trust in brands.

Private Equity:
Legal and regulatory aspects including continuing compliance requirements and standards of corporate governance.

Real Estate:
Advising on a diverse range of high-value, complex and innovative transactions, which includes advising on the financing aspects.

Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy:
Legal and commercial solutions to creditors, insolvent companies, insolvency practitioners and professionals, administrators, managers and liquidators.

Transactional matters, inbound and outbound investments, and structuring work.

Trade, WTO & Customs:
Factoring, purchase order financing, pre-export and post-shipment commodity financing, counter trade and letters of credit.

A ‘P&I’ practice, ship registration and ship finance, shipping corporate and tax work, shipping IPOs, and restructuring.

Trusts, Estates & Wealth Preservation:
Advising on trusts, estates, wealth planning, family business succession and probate.

Venture Technology & Emerging Growth Companies:
Advising founders, entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging growth companies, accelerators and incubators seed and venture capital funds and other institutional investors.

White Collar & Government Investigations:
Advising clients in investigations by enforcement agencies throughout the courtroom process.